Skyjiro 1075 Competition Samgakdo Korean Sword Hira Zukuri Katana
- 4.00 LBS
- Calculated at Checkout
The Skyjiro 1075 Competition Hira Zukuri Katana or Samgakdo is a purpose built sword specifically made to cut , especially tatami omote mats. Featuring a specially designed blade, this hira-zukuri katana has been tailored to have the ultimate performance in cutting capabilities. This sword features a wider and thinner blade for better cutting performance and is a bit shorter than the average production katana, which adds speed to the draw. The 1075 spring steel will endure regular cutting activities and resist bending Care has been taken to ensure a feather light sword that is as agile, nimble, and respnosive as the user requires.
*Please note that all swords can bend under extreme circumstances. Swordnarmory cannot be held liable for improper use of our products.
Detailed Specs of the Competition Hira-Zukuri Katana Sword:
Blade: The blade is made in the hira-zukuri geometry with very tough 1075 spring steel which has a superior heat treatment. This is so that the user does not have to worry so much about the sword bending or taking a set from a bad cut, especially on denser targets. It has a thin edge profile with a significant amount of ha-niku to help give strength to the edge without sacrificing overall edge geometry. It has a longer and more pointed kissaki and comes in a mirror polish.
The blade comes very sharp and full tang.
Saya: The saya of the sword is wooden with a black high gloss finish. The koiguchi holds the habaki very well. The sageo is black cotton tied over a wooden kurigata. The kurikata is placed the proper distance from the koiguchi to allow the user to easily release the sword from the saya.
Tsuka: All of the sword fittings are made of brass, with a simple, yet elegant and user friendly tsuba. The tsuka is nicely shaped with a slight bit of curvature to feel better in the hand and to flow with the rest of the sword.The fuchi and kashira are made to be as ergonomic and as light as possible. The tsuka has very tight hinerimaki using black synthetic ito over genuine white samegawa ray skin. Menuki have been omitted to reduce weight and keep with the Korean theme.
Overall Length: 38.5 "
Nagasa Length: 26.5 "
Tsuka Length: 10.5 "
Point of Balance: 4.5"
Weight W/O Saya: 2lbs (Approximate)
Tsuba Material: Brass
Blade: Very Sharp
Blade Material: Special Alloy 1075 Spring Steel
Ito: Synthetic Fiber
Sageo: Thick Cotton
Mekugi: Double Pinned Bamboo
Condition: Brand New
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